Handling the plant has been associated with allergic reactions ranging from allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma to urticaria. There is one study of a cohort predominantly comprising florists who had presented with complaints relating to the Goldenrod 62T
handling of plants found that extensive cross-sensitisation to pollen of several
members of the Compositae family (e.g. Matricaria, Chrysanthemum and Solidago) and to pollen of the Amaryllidaceae family (Aistroemeria and Narcissus) (de Jong et al 1998).
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